May 07, 2015: Recent years have witnessed the ever increasing strength and cooperation between senior levels of Japan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Afghanistan. A lunch attended by the Special Envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan Director-General of Middle Eastern and African Affairs Bureau The Honorable Mr. Tsukasa Uemura, Deputy Director-General of the Middle Eastern and African Affairs Bureau The Honorable Yasushi Misawa, Head of Afghan/Pakistan section The Honorable Mr. Isami Takada, and Second Middle East Division Officer Ms. Shino Tsuji at the Embassy's Residence highlighted the growing bonds of cooperation between the two countries.
His Excellency Ambassador Dr. Fatimie, on behalf of the people and Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, on multiple occasions, extended his most sincere gratitude to MoFA Japan and to the people and Government of Japan for their ongoing direct impact generating support for the people of Afghanistan. H.E. Ambassador Dr. Fatimie, Ambassadress Fatimie and all diplomats were thanked for their warm and generous hospitality and were communicated to that Japan would continue to support Afghanistan.